Ohuka Homestead

Ohuka Road, Wairoa

  • Ohuka Homestead.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: Alison Dangerfield. Date: 23/03/2007.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7112 Date Entered 17th December 1993


City/District Council

Wairoa District


Hawke's Bay Region

Legal description

Lot 2 of Sec 2S & 3S Ohuka Settlement, Block V Taramarama SD


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. This report includes the text from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

Ohuka Station Homestead is thought to have been built c1906 to the design of an Australian architect. It is a single storeyed Edwardian homestead with several bays, a complex gabled roof, a deep verandah and a picturesque setting. The interior is particularly fine with Art Nouveau foliated and floral stained glass windows, pressed metal ceilings and a wood panelled entrance foyer.


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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1906 -
Single storeyed Edwardian homestead

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Central region office

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.